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Cornish Fisherman Making a Lobster Pot, about 1948

NumberHESFM:2003.8488.58
Placeunknown Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1948. about
KeywordsPeople Trades and Professions Commercial Fishing Crafts
PhotographerGrattan, Frank
PublisherPen Pol Studio
Copyright© Estate of Frank Grattan

Photographic postcard of a Cornish fisherman making a lobster pot. Taken around 1948, the elderly man is shown in the process of constructing the pot and has withy sticks in his hand. He appears to be surrounded by a wall of turf and behind him is a grassy bank with corrugated iron leaning up against the wall and planks of wood crossing into and on the slope.